Prayer Ministry

PRAISE Reflection

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Prayer is the way we communicate with our Lord. There are many ways to talk and listen to God. Growing our prayer life helps grow our relationship with Jesus.

At the centre of our life with God stands the Cross. Because Jesus gave his life for each and every one of us, we know we are always welcomed into our heavenly Father’s presence.

I call you friends

Jesus says, ‘I’ve called you “friends”...’ (John 15:15) and tells us ‘No one has a greater love than this, to lay down your life for your friends’ (John 15:13). In the Cross as Jesus died we see this greatest love – a love that invites us into friendship with the living God, whose heart longs for us.

Christians through the ages have discovered the wonder of this friendship. And they have come to realise that the time they spend in prayer is precious to God. His love for us is so great He was willing to give His Son to bring us back into relationship with him (John 3:16). He wants our company. He wants to pour his love on us and to share his loving purposes for the world with us.

If our friendship means so much to him – and the time we spend with him gives him such delight, can we find more time in our busy lives just for him - to talk to him, listen to him and be loved by him? Is it possible to have a good look at our daily timetable and decide to factor in more prayer time so this friendship can grow?

To subscribe to daily prayers for the Diocese of Tasmania, we recommend the PrayerMateTM App, for iOS and Android.

The Light Has Come – Daily Resources

“Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name.” Hebrews 13:15 New International Version (NIV) These resources are provided to give focus, if and when required. Feel free to use them, or not to, as you are led by the Spirit. For those…

A prayer to committing to believe in Jesus or to recommit to Jesus

Here is a simple prayer that involves three parts: sorry; thank you; and please. (Sometimes called The Believer’s Prayer, or The Sinner’s Prayer) “Lord Jesus Christ, I am sorry for the things I have done wrong in my life (take a few moments to ask his forgiveness for anything particular that is on your conscience). …

Our Diocesan Vision Prayer

Saving God, in love you gave your Son for the world. Help us to be a Church for Tasmania, as in obedience, we make disciples of Christ. In the power of the Holy Spirit, may our parishes, agencies, schools & chaplaincies flourish and be a blessing to our communities, in the name of the risen…